Rocket Science VFX Featured in CG Society Issue

Rocket Science VFX was recently featured in the popular visual effects publisher CG Society for our work on season 4 of The Expanse.

The article dives into the complex visual effects sequences RSVFX created as the main vendor for this season. It also touches on how Amazon’s web services helped to meet the demands of bigger projects like “Into The Badlands”, “The Boys” and “Hannibal” to name a few.

Click on the link to read the full article: https://bit.ly/2KAGx7K

 

 

Canada’s #1 Drama, “Murdoch Mysteries,” Is Back With Its 13th Season

One of Rocket Science’s long term partners, “Murdoch Mysteries,” is set to premiere its brand new season on September 16th at 8 pm ET/8:30 pm NT on CBC. RSVFX is happy to be working again on this 1-hour crime drama, having delivered a wide spectrum of key shots and sequences for past seasons.

Set during the 1900s in Toronto Ontario, audiences follow Detective William Murdoch and his wife Dr. Julia Ogden, as they solve a string of murders throughout the city.

Click on this link to learn everything you need to know about the upcoming season: https://bit.ly/2mcaKjw

 

 

Rocket Science’s “Sweetness in The Belly” set to Premiere at TIFF

The very first clip for the book adaptation “Sweetness in the Belly” is out now, only days ahead of its worldwide premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.

Based on author Camilla Gibb’s 2005 best-selling novel, this Toronto based drama stars Dakota Fanning, an orphan who works to reunite refugees with their families while also hoping to rekindle long lost love with the idealistic Doctor Aziz.

Rocket Science VFX played a significant role in bringing director, Zeresenay Mehari, vision to screen and can’t wait for viewers to watch it on September 7th at Scotiabank Theatre. For more information about the movie and how to buy tickets, click on this link: https://bit.ly/2lBIFCc

 

Rocket Science VFX Heads to Siggraph with Amazon Web Services

Only a month after attending Montreal’s Effects America Conference, Rocket Science VFX will be presenting at Siggraph 2019 in Los Angeles.

RSVFX Operations Director Graham Peddie will share how medium-sized companies can leverage technology to adapt and compete with the best the VFX industry has to offer!

To learn more about the future of computer graphics, animation and emerging technologies, join Graham on these dates and times for each event below.

 

 

Expanding for The Expanse:  How Rocket Science uses Technology to Compete with the Big Boys 

  • July 31st at 2 p.m. PST in Rm 303B  (followed by a panel discussion)

Follow-up Presentation

  • August 1st at 12:30 p.m. –  NVIDIA Booth (#1303) 

 

Never Meet your Heroes: Amazon’s The Boys at San Diego Comic-Con 2019

What if your childhood superhero turned out to be a corrupt, self-serving jerk?  Someone who saved lives — not for the truth and justice — but for fame and a paycheck?  In Evan Goldberg and Eric Kripke’s darkly twisted new tv series The Boys, the titular team of vigilantes take on the worst the super-”hero” world has to offer.  How do they do it? With good ol’ fashioned hard work and a willingness to fight dirty.

With only one week until its season premiere, RSVFX, is thrilled for fans to finally see the top- notch visual effects that we produced over the course of several episodes.

Until then, fans can learn more about what to expect  from The Boys Season 1 on Friday, July 19th at 3:30 p.m. PST at San Diego Comic-con. What secrets will the cast and crew divulge?  We’ll just have to wait and see!

Follow Rocket Science on twitter @RSVFX to keep on-top of the latest news!

Rocket Science Wraps-Up Season 4 of The Expanse

This week, Rocket Science VFX wrapped its work on Season 4 of The Expanse.  Expectations this season are at an all-time high — and Rocket Science has stepped-up, delivering over 300 expertly-crafted shots of spaceships, complex environments and deep-space drama.

The Expanse will be front-and-centre at San Diego Comicon this Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. local time.  Will we get a “launch date” for Season 4 from Amazon Prime? Is there a Season 5 in the offing? Stay tuned to our Twitter feed @rswvfx to stay up-to-date on your favourite band of interplanetary heroes.

Rocket Science VFX at the Canadian Screen Awards

AS THE CSA GALA KICKS OFF THIS WEEK RSVFX REFLECTS ON ITS WORK ON KILLJOYS

The Canadian Screen Award’ is a prestigious ceremony held every year by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, honoring top Canadian talent in the film and television industry.  This year, Rocket Science VFX is proud to be nominated for Best Visual Effects for our work on the Space series Killjoys!

While working on Killjoys, Rocket Science created epic battle sequences, massive spaceships and immersive space environments. With the CSA Gala just a day away, lead Killjoys producer, Lara Osland, took time to reflect on the nomination and what it means for the team:

“It really was a privilege to partner with the amazing Michelle Lovretta and the dedicated Killjoys production team. Our talented VFX team had a blast bringing their vision to screen and we’re really grateful for this nomination. ”

Winners for Best Visual Effects are expected to be announced Wednesday March 27th but the live show will air on CBC, Sunday March 31st, 2019 at 8 p.m.

Here’s the full list of our  Rocketeer nominees for Best Visual Effects:

  1. Michael Gibson
  2. Danny McNair
  3. Anthony Paterson
  4. Lara Osland
  5. Tim Sharp
  6. Rachad Meya
  7. David Rezek
  8. Mohsin Kazi
  9. Min Young Kim
  10. Chris Doe

Checkout our CSA nominated Killjoys reel at this link:  https://www.rsvfx.com/work/reels/